Egypt Nile Cruise and Tour

The Taste of Egypt
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Cairo - Luxor - Aswan - Cairo 7nights/8days Cruise and land
Coast Saver

3 nights Cairo, 4 night cruise and excursion to the Pyramids.
2017 and 2018

Aswan Egypt Special tour and Nile River Cruise

CAIRO - NILE CRUISE 7 Nights

Day 1: CAIRO: Arrive Cairo airport. Meet & Assistance then  transfer to  hotel. Rest of the day free for own activities. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 2: CAIRO: After Breakfast start city tour visit the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. On display is a rare collection of 5000 years of art the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world.  Lunch in local restaurant. After that excursion to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World: the Pyramids of Giza (Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus), Cheops is the most colossal ever built. Next is a close-up look at the sphinx - a huge funeral complex guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren and The Valley Temple.Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: CAIRO/LUXOR (Sat, Mon or Thu): After breakfast transfer to Apt. Flight to Luxor.
Arrive Luxor then Meet & Assistance and transfer to Motor ship.
Embarkation. Lunch.
Then
Visit Luxor Temples and Karnak temples
, a series of temples, built in different reigns. Starting by the Avenue of Sphinxes visit the Unfinished Propylon, the Hypostyle Hall with it's 134 gigantic columns, the Obelisks of Queen Hatshepsute and Tutomosis III, the temple of Amon adorned with lotus and papyrus designs, the Granite Scarbeus of Amenophis III and the Sacred Lake. Dinner and Overnight on board.

Day 4: LUXOR: Breakfast. Visit the West Bank including: Valley of the Kings (Is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC, tombs were constructed for the kings and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom; the Colossi of Memnon (The two colossi are made of sandstone, which during ancient times was brought from Gabal El Silselah. Each colossus, including the pedestal and the crown, is about 21m tall and represents King Amenhotep III seating on his throne, wearing the Memes, or royal headdress, with the divine cobra protecting his forehead. On the sides of the colossi there is a representation of the Nile god Hapi, bending together the lotus and the papyrus plants, symbolizing the union of Upper and Lower Egypt) and Temple of Queen Hatshepsute (Hatshepsut was the fifth Pharaoh of the18th-dynasty who was one of the handful of female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Her reign was the longest of all the female pharaohs. Her funerary temple still stands as a tribute to her incredible rise to power). Lunch on board After, sail to Edfu.  Full on board , Dinner overnight on board.

Day 5:EDFU/KOM OMBO : Arrive Edfu, Visit Edfu Temple (Lies in Edfu town, 123 km north of Aswan on the west bank of the Nile. It dates to the Ptolemaic period. It was dedicated to the worship of god Hours represented as a falcon. It is one of the most beautiful Egyptian temples, distinguished by its huge splendid structure that blends Pharaonic and Greek architecture. Lunch. Sail to Kom Ombo. Arrive & visit Kom ombo  temple.  Visit the Kom-Ombo Temple (Located in Kom Ombo town, 45 km north of Aswan. It is built on a hillside overlooking the Nile. This temple was constructed in the Ptolemaic Roman era for the worship of god Haroeris and Sobek, the crocodile god. It is noted for relief engravings on its walls which show ancient surgical tools, bone saws and dentistry tools. Nearby there are three mummified crocodiles. Sail to Aswan. Afternoon Tea. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 6: ASWAN: After breakfast shore excursion to visit, Philae Temple (The Temple of Isis is one of the greatest Temples in Egypt and it occupies about a quarter of the island. It is the main Temple on the island, with its huge, complete, pylons and beautiful scenes), High Dam (One of the most outstanding architectural achievements of the twentieth century. It was constructed to replace the old Aswan dam built in 1902 to protect Egypt from the floods as well as providing irrigation and electricity all over Egypt.). Lunch. Continue to the Unfinished Obelisk, you can see innumerable inscriptions in the area around the quarries. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 7: ASWAN/CAIRO: After breakfast  Felucca ride passing by the botanical garden and  visit mausoleum of Aga khan, then lunch. Afternoon flight back to Cairo. Transfer to the hotel, overnight.

Day 8: CAIRO: After breakfast  Transfer to airport for final departure. End of services.

Prices from  Sep 2017 - 30 Oct 2018

Per person in US$  3* Hotels and 5*  cruise 4* Hotels and 5*  cruise 5* Hotels and 5*  cruise
Double Single Double Single Double Single
Based on 2-6 people traveling together 787 971 836 1106 923 1218
Triple accommodation reduction per person -14 - -14 - -14 -

Mandatory gala dinner for Christmas, New Years Eve and Easter. 

Rates includes:

  • 03 Nights in Cairo in Hotels 5* or 4*
  • 04 Nights Nile Cruise 5* or 4*
  • Full Board accommodation on board the ship
  • Lunch and dinner on day 2 in Cairo
  • All visits by Professional guide with entrance fees.
  • All transfers on the road by grand tourism Pullman for group and by private car for individuals.
  • Assistance.

Rates excludes:

  • Visa, flight tickets - international and domestic, tips, drinks, extra

Domestic flight ticket
Cairo - Luxor or v.v. - US$ 145 per person
Cairo - Aswan or v.v - US$ 145 per person

Abu Simbel excursion from Aswan by flight EGYPT AIR excluding entrance fees & including all transfers in Aswan & Abu Simbel + Flight + Guide: Per Person: US$ 269

Hotels Cairo:

3 star: Pharaoh or similar, 4 star: Horizon Pyramids, Oasis, Zoser or similar

5 star hotels: Pyramids Park Hotel or Amarante Pyramids Hotel or Grand Pyramids Hotel or Cataract Pyramids Resort

5* Nile Cruises:
5* Cruises every Monday for 04 nights from Luxor: M/S Ra I or M/S Nile Jewel or Similar
5* Cruises every Thursday for 04 nights from Luxor: M/S Emerald or M/S Citadel or M/S Aton or Similar
5* Cruises every Saturday for 04 nights from Luxor: M/S Sarya or M/S Jasmine or M/S Anni or Similar
 

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